NZ Goes Woke, Ruining The Olympics
This is what happens when you abandon reason. New Zealand is allowing a 43-year-old transwoman to enter the Olympics as a female weightlifter. So of course females are upset about having to compete against someone who identified as a man for 35 years. There is no way they can compete with that.
"Van Bellinghen, 27, is looking to qualify in the same weight category as New Zealand's Hubbard — the over-87-kilogram super-heavyweights — and is directly affected by the presence of Hubbard, who's set to become the first openly transgender athlete to qualify for the Olympics in any sport, the website reported.
Hubbard, 43 — a biological male who identifies as female and has competed against women for several years — began transitioning to female at age 35.
Van Bellinghen pointed out to Inside the Games that it's widely known athletes can retain the benefit of taking steroids even years earlier — so therefore "why is it still a question whether two decades, from puberty to the age of 35, with the hormonal system of a man also would give an advantage [in competing against women]? I understand that for sports authorities nothing is as simple as following your common sense, and that there are a lot of impracticalities when studying such a rare phenomenon, but for athletes the whole thing feels like a bad joke."
"... I do believe that everyone should have access to sports, but not at the expense of others."
Why are people catering to this tiny demographic? We used to understand that people like this were not well, but now it's somehow becoming acceptable and we are infringing upon women's opportunities by allowing men to dominate their sports. How is a woman supposed to beat a man at weightlifting? To top it off this is not just any competition, this is the Olympics and these are supposed to be the best athletes in the fields and gender. But New Zealand is cheating via this "woke" loophole.